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Occupational Therapist FT - Acute Therapy

Job Details

Job Ref:
R0062066
Category:
Rehabilitation Service/Therapy
Employment Type:
Full Time
Health Care Partner:
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Location:
111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Department:
Acute Therapy
Job Type:
Regular
Primary Shift:
Day-8hr
Hours:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Hours per Week:
40
Weekend Needs:
Every
Pay Rate:
$37.65 - $56.47 per hour

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provides occupational therapy to patients in varying states of health and illness. The practice of occupational therapy means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. Occupational therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being, and quality of life. The occupational therapist functions as an essential member of therapy and multidisciplinary teams providing direct care to patients. Educates and prepares patients/families and caregivers for continued care after discharge. The occupational therapist may be involved in consultative services within the organization and in the community. The occupational therapist demonstrates dedication to professional growth and development and to the continuous improvement of patient care.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's of Science or higher degree from an Accredited Occupational Therapy program. Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice occupational therapy in the State of Vermont.

EXPERIENCE:

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